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Allen verbatim : lectures on poetry, politics, consciousness / edited by Gordon Ball.

; Ball, Gordon. Edt
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1974] .
ISBN 9780070232853, 0070232857

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Other Authors Ball, Gordon.
Subjects Beat generation -- Interviews.
Beat generation.
Consciousness in literature.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Interviews.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Intellectual life.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Poets, American.
Political poetry -- Authorship.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and literature.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
United States.
Description xv, 269 pages : music ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents I. "Gnostic" consciousness. Identity gossip: Rap session : University of California at Davis, April 27, 1971 -- Eternity : Blake/poetry class: Kent State, April 7, 1971 -- Words and consciousness : Epistemology class: Wisconsin State University, Platteville, Wisconsin, April 13, 1971 -- II. Political opium. Addiction politics, 1922-1970 : Study of history & consequences of criminalization of opium addict population including political documentation of Narcotics Bureau's "War against Physicians" & police opposition to medical treatment of opium addiction, thus encouraging a Mafia-dominated black market cash nexus junk business thus creating epidemic addiction, with a cure for this social disease proposed -- Crime in the streets caused by addiction politics : A little anthology of statistics relating breakdown of law & order & epidemic of crime in streets with consequent police-state hysteria to the original sin of denial of citizenly constitutional privacy & freedom in medical relations between doctor & patient in cases of opiate addiction -- Narcotics agents peddling drugs : Brief bibliography of news reports showing that narcotics agents, federal, state & local, the bulk of each group, are themselves involved in dope trafficking -- CIA involvement with opium traffic at its source -- III. Recent twentieth-century poetry. Advice to youth : Writing class: lounge talk: Kent State, April 5, 1971 / with Robert Duncan -- Early poetic community : Honors College: Kent State, April 7, 1971 / with Robert Duncan -- Kerouac : Fiction class: Kent State, April 6, 1971 -- Poetic breath and Pound's Usura : Modern poetry classes: University of Wyoming, Laramie, Whoming, April 26, 1971 -- The death of Ezra Pound : Talk show: Webster College, Station KDNA, St. Louis, Missouri, November 1, 1972 -- IV. The scholars of war. War and peace: Vietnam and Kent State : War and Peace Class: Kent State, April 6, 1971 -- Myths associated with science : Class: University of California at Davis, April 27, 1971 -- Epilogue : Upstate New York, March 1973 -- "What would you do if you lost it?" -- William Blake tuned by Allen Ginsberg.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)749967
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
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